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* OIC of Sri Lanka Police Training School shot dead, suspect arrested
Sun, Nov 18, 2012, 09:02 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Nov 18, Ratnapura: The Officer-In-Charge of the Ratnapura Police Training School was shot dead Sunday morning, the police said.

The 57-year-old victim, Chief Inspector Indrasoma Ratnayake was shot when he was traveling to a land owned by him in Elapatha, Ratnapura.

Police spokesman Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Prishantha Jayakody said a suspect was arrested with a firearm from the area where the murder took place. The suspect is believed to be a resident of that area.

The police believe a land dispute may have led to the murder of the veteran police officer.

The body of the officer is currently lying at the Ratnapura Hospital.

The police have ruled out any connection of the OIC's murder to the series of recent murders in the Kahawatta area of Ratnapura saying that the officer was not involved in any invetigations on Kahawatta murders.



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